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World War II Stories -- In Their Own
Words web site.
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listed below, you will see a logo similar to the one pictured here.
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wish, you may click on the CATAGORY LINK (i.e.,
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Images by Catagory:
Sidney J. "Chick" Richard 1917 -- 2003
Jacques Fuselier 1919 -- 2003
Lucy (Hebert) Richard 1916 -- 2002
the Story: Times Picayune Article of September 4, 2003
of the Men of the 102d Infantry Division
Stories of the Men of the
102nd Division is the largest collection of stories on this web site
and starts with stories from "Those Damn Doggies in F" as well as
additional stories of the men in the 405th, 406th, 407th Regiments.
Additionally, we have added numerous stories from the supporting
units in the 102nd Infantry Division.
Stories are added on a
regular basis to this growing section.
Brief History of the 102d Infantry Division
"Those Damn Doggies in F":
Stories of F. Co., 405th Infantry Regiment
of the Men of Co. F., 405th Regiment, 102nd Division (2nd
"Kitchen Histories Project" of Co. F.
Trubute to the Men of Co. F., 405th Reg, 102nd Division, (2nd
ROSTER of Co. F., 405th Regiment
MEN (as Mentioned in the Stories) of Fox Company
Roer River Crossing: February 23, 1945
Art: the Roer River Crossing
Carl, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
James J. "Jim", Co. F., 405th Reg. -- A Series of Five Audio
Tom, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter of 22 September 1945
Odra W., Co. F., 405th Reg., -- "My War"
Bob, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Frank D. Jr., Co. F., 405th Reg, -- "Experiences in the 102nd
Robert "Bob", Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "I Remember the Big
Ben, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Gene, Sgt., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "Gene's World War II
Gene, Sgt., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "A River Crossing"
Jim, Sgt., 2nd Lt., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "Jim Hansen
Jim, Sgt., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "The Attack on
Bob, 2nd Lt., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "From the Roer to the
Harris, S., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Al, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Copies of "Up Front"
Tony, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Wallace J., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Thurman, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Robert "Bob", Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "A War Story"
Elwood G., Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Glenn A., Co. F., 405th Reg.
-- Letter of 8 January 1945
Le Roy, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Stan, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
Earnie, Co. F., 405th Reg.
Dick "John", Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "Experiences with Fox
James J., Co. F., 405th Reg . -- Letter
Edward L. "Ed":, Co. F., 405th Reg., 102nd Div., "A War
Edward L. "Ed":, Letters Home in Nov. 1944
Edward L. "Ed":, Story Before Combat & Diary
Edward L. "Ed":, Additional Excerpts from Ed's Career
Edward L. "Ed":, Photo Album & Scrapbook
You Seen This Stolen Nazi Flag?
Joel, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- "Forget About Home"
Jacob, Co. F., 405th Reg. -- Letter
-- The Army Weekly": the German Atrocities
Stories of the 405th Infantry Regiment
Out" by Daniel S. Ebeling , Co. I., 405th
for Assistance" by Edward P. Pytlak, Ço. A.,
Platoon of Co. H-405" by Mitch Mitchell, Co. H., 405th
19 - 27, 1944" by Wallace Katz, 3rd Btn HQ., 405th
Guiding Light" by "Zeke" Cunningham, Co. A., 405th
Philadelphia Strike " by Fred O. Hunsdorfer, Co. C.,
Service" by Dave Parshall, Co. I., 405th
the Pile" by Dave Parshall, Co. I., 405th
Army Front Remained..." by Carl Main, Co. B., 405th
Bits of Experience..." by Carl Main, Co. B., 405th
I Scared?..." by Ed Merritt, Co. B., 405th
by Co. B..." George Schroeder, Co. B., 405th
Night on the Town" Bob Van Dyne, Co. M., 405th
Respites" Jack Brody, Cannon Co., 405th
Siegfried Line" Richard Altobelli, Co. E., 405th
No!" Bob Enkelmann, Co. H., 405th
Whom It May Concern" Walter Ruff, HQ-2nd BN., 405th
the River" by Howard K. Smith, Correspondant
Memory Lane" by Donald Larson, Co., H., 405th
Best of Life" by Les Nordlund, Co. B., 405th
River Crossing" by Eugene M. Greenburg, Co. F., 405th
Attack on Gardelegen" by Lt. Jim Hansen, Co. F.,
River Crossing" by Samuel D. "Don" Egolf, Co. E., 405th
Up", by Chet W. Edwards, Co. M., 405th
Memories" by Ed Merritt, Co. B., 405th
Weapons -- Friendly Fire" by Ed Merritt, Co. B., 405th
Angry Lieutenant" by Ed Merritt, Co. B., 405th
Road to Krefield" by Henry Roche, Co. I., 405th
Attack on Beeck", by Fred Sutton, 405th Medical
Company in November, 1944", by Tom Franta, Co. I.,
of the 406th Infantry Regiment
War Story", by Sal "Lucky" Conigliaro, S/Sgt., Co. G.,
War Story, Pt. 2", by Sal "Lucky" Conigliaro, S/Sgt., Co. G.,
Personal War Story", by Sal "Lucky" Conigliaro, S/Sgt., Co. G.,
Soldiers-Good Citizens", by Bill Hoskins, Co. B., 406th
Interpreter -- Ha!", by Chuck Schibener, Cannon Co.,
- Fact or Fiction", by Billie Deal, Co. E., 406th
the Roer with H-Co., 406", by Al Richley, Co. H., 406th
Off", by Howard Brodie, "Yank" Correspondant
Corner", by Barber Waters, Co. A., 406th
Patrol", by Frank Worthington, Co. B., 406th
Journal of Cannon Company 406th" by Ralph Neese
the Diary of Elwin Miller" by Elwin Miller, Co. K.,
Longest Day", by Harold Eby, Co. A., 406th
of the 407th Infantry Regiment
Soon Old, Too Late Smart", by John Emerich, Co. I.,
John, the BAR Man", by John Emerick, Co. I., 407th
Been A Long, Long Time", by John T. Wood, Co. I., 407th
Remember When", by Jim Crawford, Co. G., 407th
War II Rations" by Jim Crawford, Co. G., 407th
Roer River..." by Milton McDonald, Co. I., 407th
Co.'s Beer Party..." by Gerald Norris, Co. A., 407th
Remember My Adventures..." by Joseph Evangelista, Co. E.,
1944..." by Jim Harris, Co. K., 407th
Heinz Harmel..." by Jim Harris, Co. K., 407th
Day in the Big War" by Jim Harris, Co. K., 407th
the Pen of..." by Joe Laska, Co. K., 407th.
Officer Captured..." by Marvin Danielson, Co., A.,
Furough Story " by Bob Smith, Co. K., 407th
Adjustment to Combat " by Paul Wible, Co. I., 407th
Incidents During and... " by Paul Wible, Co. I., 407th
True Love Story" by Keith Parkin, Co. C., 407th
Post" by William Lipton, Co. G., 407th
of a 407th Medic" by Ed Furlow, 407th
1944 -- Dreary and Depressive" by Edwin S. Dojka, Co. F.,
& Hospitalization Experiences" Hobert Enoch, Co. B.,
of War" by Robert L. Eastman, Co. C., 407th
of an Infantryman" by George Illis, Co. C., 407th
Fire" by Bob Lally, Co. L., 407th
Russian Encounter" by Bob Lally, Co. L., 407th
From the Dead", by Richard G. Smith, S/Sgt., Co. L.,
Capture and Liberation of 'C' - 407", by Dom Plescia, Co. C.,
Longest Day", by Alex Varga, Co. K., 407th
of Other Units of the 102d Division
Francis and all the family", by Jim Tillson, 102d FA
Generation of Builders, Doers and Heroes", Newspaper
the Way to the Elbe", by T. A. Rodman, M.D., 379 FA
Germany in December", by Jos. J. Szalay, 380th FA Hq.
While Stationed in Texas", by Jos. J. Szalay, 380th FA
Begins Near the Border..." by Jos. J. Szalay, 380th
policy violated" by Jos. J. Szalay, 380th FA-Hqs.
of the French" by Jos. J. Szalay, 380th FA-Hqs.
On Stage..." by Harry W. Morris, 548th AAA AW Btn.
Day 1944" by Elton Oltjebruns, 327th Med Btn.
Arnheim Survivors Meet" by Guthrie & Boosport
the Russian Side" by Zvi Harry Glaser
Learning Period" Name Witheld by Request
Art: the Roer River Crossing
Arthur F., 18th Inf. Reg., 1st Infantry Division
Clem Jr., T/Sgt. Co. I., 184th Inf. Reg., 7th Infantry
Orey Lee, T/Sgt., Co. I., 184th Inf. Regt., 7th Infantry
Mervan "Jack", PFC., Battery "B", 516th Field Artillery
Lyle C., 237th Engineer Combat Battn., Co. C., 7th
Letter Home", Neil, Ernest T. "Babe"., 70th Tank
Harold, Sr., 157th Engineer Combat Div., Co. C., 7th
Varney - 1st Armored Division: POW
Heroes of World War II
Joseph F.: 3rd Inf. Div., Co. E., 2nd Battn, 7th
John W.: 1st Battalion, Co. B., 507th Airborne
History: 516th Field Artillery Battalion, Battery "B"
Francis X. "Sully": Battery "B", 516th Field Artillery
Joseph: 8th Infantry Division, 13th Regiment
Section Has Been Updated and Ammended
Volks Grenadier Division at the Western Front
of Erwin Bergfeld
of Captain Willi Arend
Zeplien, Captain (Ret.)
of Anton Hall
by Captain Otto Krannich
of Corporal Steinberg
Diary of Karl Schacht
Deployment of GrenReg 89: Aachen
of Emil Weib
of Private Bohm
of Lieutenant Reichenau
89: Regimental History
German Account: Unknown Author
of Johann Trostorf in the War of 1939-1945
from the Experiences of Wilhelm Bürenich,
About the Second World War West of Düren
of Hubert Gees
from the History of 363rd Infantry Division
of III./RJG Platoon: Hans Martens
Report - Forward Observer
PanzerGrenDiv in Combat Near Inden
Fights at the Inde
of Lt. General Friedrich Sixt
of First Lieutenant Hans-Rudolf Noritz
by Alfred Schunke, 6th Company/ParaReg 8
ParaDivision Deployment: Late Nov/Dec 1944
Fight of 3rd ParaDivision: 11/27-11/30 - 1944
John Daniel: PFC., Co. F., 35th Div.,130th Field Arty
John Paul: Co. A., 49th Signal Corps, Heavy Const.
Robert Lee: 48th Armored Infantry Battalion,7th Armored
Legacy of Pvt. Rutledge
Search for Pvt. Rutledge
Search for Pvt. Rutledge -- Pt. 2
Search for Pvt. Rutledge -- Pt. 3
Russel: "H" Co., 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry
R. J.: 834th Engineer Bn (Aviation)
Lacho: Co. F., 128th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry
Name Withheld by Request: U. S. Army Medic, 35th Infantry
Mac: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division
Paul: 508th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
Jacques: Schofield Barracks/Wheeler Field, Sunday December 7,
Amadore J.: Co. B., 162nd Inf. Div. - New Guinea &
Andy, PFC, Co. B., 134th Regiment, 35th Division
is a Veteran?
ARMY AIR CORPS Catagory:
William, 453rd Bomb Group, 733rd Bomb Sq., "the Last
William E., Jr., 453rd Bomb Group, 733nd Bomb Sq
Alan, 303rd Bomb Group, "20,000 Ft. Fall - No Chute - &
John, 108 Squadron, RAF, "the Lucky Escape"
Carey W., 728th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group
Steve, 364th Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group
Steve, 364th BS, 305th BG (Photo Album)
Glenn Lt., "Piggyback Hero"
Bill V., 1st Lt., 27th Fighter Bomber Group, 523rd
Leonard J., "Mickey", Army Air Corps, 1942 - 1945: Ball Turret
Leonard J., "Mickey", "WWII Gunners Reminisce"
Lloyd F., B-17 Co-Pilot, 94th B G, 332 Squadron, 8th Air
Joseph J., B-17 Navigator , 94th B G, 332-333 Squadron, 8th Air
COAST GUARD Catagory:
Walter E.: "Dad's War", U.S.S. Wakefield (AP-21), U. S. Coast
George: Div. 61, Naval Amph., Assault Force B, D-Day, June 6,
Bill: L.C.V.P. Engineer, U. S. Navy, Iwo Jima, Feb. 20,
Raymond, USMC, An Eyewitness Account: 1st Iwo Flag
Keith W., U. S. Marine Corps, 1942 - 1945: the Returned Photo
Returned Photo Album, Part 2
Joseph, U. S. M. C., 1942 - 1945: Guadalcanal, Saipan, Iwo
Name Withheld), Joseph, U.S.M.C., 1942 - 1945, Pacific
James W. "Jim", U.S.M.C., 1943 - 1945, Co. M., Marine Corps
Sidney J., Military Police Co., U.S.M.C. Guard
Paul C., 543rd Platoon, U.S.M.C., Okinawa Veteran
Albert "Chapeau", : 38th Seabees Battalion (Story in
Homer Duane, 60th & 50th Battalion, U. S. Navy
Waldon T., U. S. Seabees, 31st Naval Construction Battalion, U. S.
Jima Seabees Stay Unsung, Naval Construction Battalions on Iwo
Knight Beaber: Deliverance! It Has Come! WW II Diary: 1942 -
HOME TOWN HERO Catagory:
Rita, : "Memories of the War Years" (Story in
Joseph "Joe": 11 Year Old Student, Baker, Louisiana
Ollie M.: Talking to the Old Folks & Those Handsome Young
Bill: Pvt., "D" Co. - Essex Scottish Regiment of Windsor
Regiment of Canada,
Infantry Brigade of the 5th Canadian Armoured Division
Church Service at the Front"
in the Soup"
Ipperwash: Pt 2"
Not on Parade or Training"
the Perth's in the Field"
Episode of the Swan"
Night at Fusso Munio"
Incident in the Bari Opera House"
Sinking of the Lancastria"
of Marketable Goods"
of a Long Ago War"
in the Gothic Line"
Fosso Munio Affair"
PHOTO ALBUM & SCRAPBOOK:
Ernest T. "Babe" , 70th Tank Battalion
Steve, 364th Bg., 305th BG, (Heavy), 8th Air Force
Bill, 27th FBG, 523rd Sq., Army Air Corps
Joseph, 2nd Marine Div., 27th Weapons Co., U.S.M.C.
Lloyd F., B-17 Pilot, 94th BG, 332 Sq. (Heavy), 8th Air
Memorial Tribute, by Canadian Veteran: Stanly
Co. 3, 23rd Battalion, 4th Marine Division, U.S.M.C.
of Fox Company, Co. F., 405th Regiment, 102nd Division
Jacques, Schofield Barracks, 771 AAA Gun Battalion, Dec. 7,
Joseph J., Sr., B-17 Navigator, 94th BG, 332 - 333 Sq., 8th Air
Russell, Co. H., 137th Inf. Regiment, 35th Division, U. S.
543rd Platoon, Midway & Okinawa, U.S.M.C.
Co. B., 320the Inf. Regiment, 35th Division, U. S. Army
Leonard J., B-17 Ball Turret Gunner, 305th, BG, 364th Sq., 8th
Keith W., #480706, Guam and Iwo Jima, U.S.M.C.
Bill, L. C. V. P. Engineer, Iwo Jima, U. S. Navy
John Paul, 1st Sgt., Co. A., 49th Signal Corps, Heavy Const.
Waldon T., 31st Navy Seabees, Iwo Jima Flag Raising
Waldon T., 31st Naval Construction Battn., Navy Seabees, Pg
Military Police, Guard Battn., U.S.M.C.
Robert Lee, 48th Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored
Edward J., 406th Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division, U. S.
Stan, Canadian Army, "Not All of Us Were Brave"
J. F. (Jim), 9th Air Force, 386th Bomb Group (Medium), 555th
Edward L., Co. F., 405th Regiment, 102nd Division
Andy, Co. B., 134th Regiment, 35th Division, U. S. Army
James W. "Jim", Cpl., U.S.M.C. Raiders
PHOTO SERIES COLLECTION:
Jima Photo Album: 20 Years after the Invasion, 1965 --
War II Pacific Album: Personal Collection of Images: 1942 --
Harbor Photo Album: Personal Collection of Image: December 7,
ADDITIONAL PAGES & LINKS:
the Story: Times Picayune Article of September 4, 2003
War II Stories -- In Their Own Words: Veterans Survey
War II Stories -- In Their Own Words: Discussion Forum
War II Stories -- In Their Own Words: Related LINKS
JIMA Stories: Men Who Have Served on Iwo Jima
Spear: A. Co., 802nd Heavy Construction Battalion
Own Story: My Time on Iwo Jima: July 1965 - July 1966
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